HEART-LAND: GROWING UP IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING After authoring and co-authoring over three dozen books, critically acclaimed writer-photographer Douglas Keister looks back at his childhood years growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska in the 1950s. Keister was the middle child growing up in the middle of the century in the middle of the country. HEART-LAND: GROWING UP IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING, is a magical blend of humor, insightfulness and heartfelt memories. The stories range from laugh-out-loud funny to rueful recognition of the pains of growing up. All of them are full of heart, and never fail to entertain. Among the stories are tales of childhood games, the first television programs, weather, the Birds and the Bees talk, insects, a trip to California, adventures as a Cub Scout and much more. If you grew up in the 1950's and 60's you'll love this book.
Douglas gives an overview of the book:
Photographer-writer Douglas Keister, has authored and co-authored thirty-nine critically acclaimed books. He also writes and illustrates magazine articles and contributes photographs and essays to dozens of magazines, newspapers, books, calendars, posters and greeting cards...
Keister has done for cemetery exploration what Audubon did for birding.